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Mssscheeef!

This week saw the conclusion of the first series of Inside No. 9, a darkly comic horror anthology series written by (and occasionally starring) Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. Each episode was set in a single, unrelated location (either a … Continue reading

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I ♥ Comedy

As a Getting On fan, I was aware of The Angina Monologues (an evening of live, female-fronted comedy in aid of the British Heart Foundation, at which Scanlan and Pepperdine performed in character), but I didn’t think I’d ever get … Continue reading

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Anita & Me II: The Crackering

I can’t get any of the Sky channels, but if I could then I would definitely be asking my digibox pixies to record Little Crackers, a series of short, seasonal films in which the cream of British comedy present semi-autobiographical … Continue reading

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Lizzie and Sarah

If it hadn’t been for a brief mention in the voice-over intro to last night’s QI, most people might not even have known that Julia Davis and Jessica Hynes had a new sitcom pilot brewing… which the BBC had chosen … Continue reading

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Welcome in Jaaam…

Another addition to my list of “DVDs you probably shouldn’t watch just before bedtime” is Chris Morris’s Jam, which began on Radio4, before being transferred to TV. To be honest, it was probably more disturbing when it was a radio … Continue reading

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Come Again

These days, you’d probably have to pay a king’s ransom to get Billy Boyd, Julia Davis, Omid Djalili, Ben Miller and David Walliams in a production together, but back in 1999 they all appeared in a three part comedy for … Continue reading

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Meredith MacNeill

I think I first started paying attention to the Canadian actress Meredith MacNeill when I forced myself to sit through the Brit comedy flick Confetti. The review aggregate sites rate it at about six-out-of-ten, and I think that’s fair enough… … Continue reading

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